The Residential Building Technical Diploma provides practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students preparing to enter the construction industry. Student responsibilities will include framing to finishing a site built new home. Students will gain knowledge in “whole house” sustainable building practices. Upon completion of the home, a Focus on Energy consultant tests and rates the home for energy efficiency. The curriculum is infused with Focus on Energy standards and guidelines. The program house is built off campus. Students will be responsible for their own transportation to the job site. Potential occupations include: General Contractor, Residential Carpenter, Commercial Carpenter, Cabinet Intaller, Roofing Contractor, Siding Contractor, Window/Door Installer, Finish Carpenter, Hardwood Floor Installer, HVAC Apprentice, entry into the Electrical, Plumbing or Carpenter Apprenticeship programs.